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June 30th, 2011
India’s National GIS Promises to Transform Governance

India is mapping out its newest national asset, a state-of-the art online information bank, which promises to transform governance, aid planning and make life easier for the man on the street. Called National GIS, this geographical information system powered service would be the first one-stop database of India’s natural and physical assets, providing information and services about government schemes and businesses — right from locating malls, hospitals or ATMs to lodging complaints. The locational data service, expected to be fully operational in 3 years, would be accorded the status of a national asset and can accessed through desktops or mobiles. Read More